Mental Health with Laura

In 2019, Surrey Choices committed to being a Mindful Employer. Surrey Choices are creating a supportive and open culture for employees where everyone is able to talk about mental health confidently, and aspire to appropriately support the mental wellbeing of all staff. We sat down with Laura, an Activity Facilitator told us about her experience…

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Send a Surrey Choices Festive e-Card!

Surrey Choices have launched their Festive e-Cards where you can send your loved ones an e-Card via their email address or share it to them on Facebook and Twitter.  The Surrey Choices festive card competition was a public competition to design a festive card. The winning designs have been selected, and are available to send…

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Matt wins an Active Surrey Award!

Matt Labbett was awarded an Active Surrey Award in the Reigate and Banstead Sports Awards 2019 for the Inclusive Sport Award Category.  Matt has made a significant impact on disability sport in Reigate and Banstead. Matt has completely changed the lives of disabled people through his commitment, determination and perseverance to the people that he…

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Charity Bowling Competition Raises Over £300

Disabled people come together for a bowling competition to raise funds for The Fountain Centre. On Tuesday 12 November the Surrey Choices Farnham Community Group held a bowling tournament in aid of their Local Charity of The Year, The Fountain Centre. The Fountain Centre is a charity for cancer patients, their families and Carers located in the…

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Lifelong friendships from Rhythm of Life

In July this year, students from Cordwalles Junior School worked in collaboration with Surrey Choices Rhythmic Collision Dance Company to perform Rhythm of Life, an annual dance show which this year celebrated friendship and inclusion. Cavan has participated in Rhythm of Life for two years at her former school, Cordwalles Junior School. She has now…

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Surrey Choices becomes a Mindful Employer

Surrey Choices has recently signed the Mindful Employer Charter to take lead in supporting the mental wellbeing of their employees. What is Mindful Employer? Mindful Employer is a country wide initiative run by Devon Partnership NHS Trust. The initiative provides employers with workplace mental health training, information and advice with the main goal of helping…

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Martin Woodward highly commended at BASE conference 2019

This year, the annual British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) Conference was held in Manchester from Tuesday 5 – Wednesday 6 November. Some of our colleagues attended and a very special award was highly commended by our colleague Martin Woodward, EmployAbility Team Administrator.  Although Martin was not at the event, he was highly commended the…

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Colleague spotlight: Jill

This month, we sat down with Jill, our Senior Operations Manager here at Surrey Choices. In September, Jill celebrated 40 years of working in social care!  When did you start working in Adult Social Care? After leaving school, I attended a pre-nursing course at Guildford College and had a placement at the age of 17…

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Choice to Talk

From Monday 21 October – Friday 1 November, we are celebrating Advocacy Awareness Week (AAW19) looking at the power and impact that all types of advocacy have on people’s lives. Here at Surrey Choices, we strive to ensure every individual we support has the opportunity to voice their opinion and be heard. Across Surrey, our…

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